Republican win in Indiana makes Democrat path to Senate majority trickier
Republican win in Indiana makes Democrat path to Senate majority trickier
Bernie Sanders has been re-elected for another six-year term in the US Senate
09 November, 2018, 06:49
WASHINGTON (AP) -Democrats have won half the seats they need to reclaim the House majority, while Republicans were picking up key Senate contests.
Trump on Monday admitted the GOP could lose control of the House.
Democrats needed to pick up two dozen seats to seize the House majority and two seats to control the Senate.
Democratic control of the House would break the GOP's monopoly on power in Washington and would nearly certainly lead to an onslaught of investigations of Trump's businesses and his administration.
A simple House majority would be enough to impeach Trump if evidence surfaces he obstructed justice or that his 2016 campaign colluded with Russian Federation.
The Republican Party retained the control of the US Senate as the vote count for the US Midterm Elections 2018 continued.
A series of high-profile gubernatorial and Senate elections that showed strong support for progressive Democrats broke early for Trump-endorsed Republicans, a result that helped Trump claim a victory, despite the loss of the House. Moscow denies meddling and Trump denies any collusion.
Despite Democrats hailing an end to one-party dominance at the top of United States politics, Trump spoke of a "tremendous success".
He said: "Congrats to my brother Greg Pence on being elected to serve in the US Congress".
Almost 40 per cent of voters cast their ballots to express opposition to the president, according to AP VoteCast, a national survey of the electorate, while about 25 per cent said they voted to express support for Trump.
Pelosi says that after 2016 Democrats "didn't agonize, we organized". In District 16, Democrat Tammy Story has a 13 percent lead over incumbent Republican Tim Neville, with 55 percent of the vote as of 10:36 p.m. on Election Night.
"A Democratic House means that if the president want to get things done, he's going to have to work across the aisle".
Democratic Senators Joe Manchin and Bob Menendez held on after tough campaigns in West Virginia and New Jersey respectively, but it was cold comfort. Of the three races he targeted in the final day, the Republicans won all of them: Mike Braun defeated Democratic Sen.
Some of the biggest Democratic stars of the campaign season were struggling.
Democrats did succeed in holding on to Sen. Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown held his seat in Ohio. Democrats also captured governorships in MI and IL.
A major surge in early voting also sparked speculation that the so-called "Trump effect" was motivating progressive voters to turn out in record numbers - but as numerous election experts have pointed out, early voting has been a rising trend for years, and it's unclear whether all those early voters support Republicans or Democrats.
Democrats were most optimistic about the House, a sprawling battlefield set largely in America's suburbs where more educated and affluent voters in both parties have soured on Trump's turbulent presidency, despite the strength of the national economy. Still, Republican voters tended to be overwhelmingly supportive of the president.
Democrats turned out in droves to register disapproval of his policies on such issues as immigration and his travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries. It has lost ground among women, suburban voters, voters with college degrees, while showing little ability to win over young and minority voters.
US President Donald Trump has described the mid-term election results as a "tremendous success", even as his Republican party lost control over the House of Representatives. "They can now open investigations into the president, and we'll finally find out if Donald Trump has ever done anything unethical".
Democratic favorite Conor Lamb, who stunned Washington by winning a special election in the state, beat Republican Rep. Keith Rothfus in a new district.
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Veronica Escobar and Sylvia Garcia won House races in Texas, making them the first Latina women to ever represent the state. Elise Stefanik , a Republican representing upstate NY , was previously the youngest, elected in 2014 at age 30.
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He was quick to distance himself from losing GOP House members who had been critical of his heated rhetoric, citing Florida Rep. Yesterday, voters in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania backed Democratic candidates for both governor and the Senate.
According to U.S. media reports on Thursday, Mueller's team have started writing the final report of the investigation. Trump announced that former Sessions chief of staff Matt Whitaker would serve as acting attorney general.
That could politically immobilize the president, even if the Republican-majority Senate protects the President from removal. Senate. "A fellow Iowan, who I've known for many years, Matt will work hard and make us proud", he said in a statement.
The official Twitter account posted a statement which read: "This President's ongoing attacks on the press have gone too far". CNN's reporters, namely Acosta, have been frequently seen on the front lines of the White House's tense press briefings.
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Whitaker's views as an outside commentator before joining the government have been music to the ears of Trump and Republicans. Justice Department rules on special counsels set boundaries on how Mueller could be removed.
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Democratic favorite Conor Lamb, who stunned Washington by winning a special election in the state, beat Republican Rep. That will give Trump a partial claim of victory and allow him to continue his drive to reshape the federal courts.
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